The social network you have never heard of
I love the Buzzfeed founding editor’s — someone I had never heard about before — definition of good content.
“I almost always divide good content into humor, empathy, and service. If something doesn’t make me laugh or make me say “yes, thank you, this is so me” or give me some kind of helpful, useful information, I’m just like “NEXT.”
If you are not watching John Oliver’s show on HBO — a lot of it is on the net so get on it — you are missing out on great monologues like this.
I do not want to go back to college and take classes
I will never doubt Pinterest again.
Another social network that is making news
Everyone is media has read this
So should you. Maybe we are thinking about this online ad deal all wrong.
Need I say more?
“Spring, a shopping app that includes products from all the brands you’ve chosen to follow. Spring looks and feels a whole lot like Instagram, news feed and all, but with one key difference — Spring has a buy button.”
Bill Gates reads an hour every night before he goes to bed
He also has a blog. Not sure if he writes most of the stuff, but this one includes his remarks about the future of college. It’s worth noting.
How Design Thinking Transformed Airbnb from a Failing Startup to a Billion Dollar Business.
What is design thinking? It’s something I used for my last breakthrough (and it’s a project I think is going to be my best.)
One last thing
The wife and I watched “Good Will Hunting” in honor of the passing of Robin Williams. It holds up. There was a quote he had in his Oscar-winning role I wanted you all to remember.
“You’ll have bad times, but that’ll always wake you up to the good stuff you weren’t paying attention to.”